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Book Chapter | Jan 1991
Oscillatory labour migration is shown to predominate in the labour market in Kenya. Workers move periodically between the towns and the rural ...
Labour migration, Remittances, Kenya
Rural-urban linkages in sub-Saharan Africa: Contemporary debates and implications for Kenyan urban workers in the 21st century
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Despite the rapid rate of urbanisation in Africa, most migrants retain links to their rural origins. Many households pursue a circular migration ...
Urbanization, Urban workers, Rural-urban links, Africa South of Sahara, Kenya, Africa: Kenya
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2015
We develop a new theory of employee referrals into informal low - and unskilled jobs in developing country labour markets. Employers use social ...
Wrong schools or wrong students? The potential role of medical education in regional imbalances of the health workforce in the United Republic of Tanzania
Journal Article | Mar 2010
Background The United Republic of Tanzania, like many other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, faces a human resources crisis in its health sector, ...
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Book Chapter | Dec 2010
Anticorruption in the Health Sector brings practical experience to bear on anticorruption approaches tailored specifically to health. The contributors, ...
Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Meaningful and equitable progress on reducing maternal mortality and meeting Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for the adoption of a human ...
Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
A universal preference for equality in health? Reasons to reconsider properties of applied welfare functions
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The literature on how to combine efficiency and equity considerations in the social valuation of health allocations has borrowed extensively ...
Health equity, Social welfare function, Eliciting preferences
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
Event | 31 Oct 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen, the authors of the new book Litigating Health Rights, opens the Global Health Challenges week with a book launch of their book on health right litigation in Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2009
The project is part of a larger reserach project conducted in collaboration with Professor Ole Fritjof Norheim at Department of Public Health ...
Africa: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 30 May 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin, JD MPH, has joined the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center as inaugural Director of the Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children.
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
This case-based brief presents experiences of district health management teams in South Africa, where interventions to improve district health ...
anti-corruption, health sector
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
Drug supply is an essential component of health care systems, accounting for 10-30% of health care costs. Drugs can be expensive, and willingness ...
corruption, health, world
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands ...
Suffering and powerlessness: The significance of promoting participation in rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2009
In a rights framework, participation is inextricably related to power. Through effective participation, we can challenge political and other ...
Coverage of the emergency health care law and the Compulsory Insurance against Road Traffic Crashes (SOAT)
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Objective. The aim of this study was to ascertain, from patients’ perspective, the degree of knowledge and the actual coverage of the ...
Emergency medical services, Law enforcement, Accident insurance, Insurance benefits, Accidents, traffic, Peru
CMI Brief | May 2012
There is a healthcare crisis in India. Health indicators are dismal. 25% of the world’s maternal deaths every year, occur in India. 47% ...
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Project | Oct 2009 - Feb 2014
We explore how a new female labor market emerging through the government supported establishment of rose farms in Ethiopia affects income, consumption, ...